The airport is named after Franjo Tuđman, the first president of Croatia. The country’s largest airport is the main hub for Croatia Airlines, the national flag carrier is responsible for about half of the number of passengers at the airport.
Where is Zagreb Airport situated?
Zagreb Airport is located south-east of the capital. You can reach Zagreb Airport via exit 5 of the A3/E65 motorway and the road signs.
How many terminals does Zagreb Airport have?
On 28 March 2017, the new terminal of Zagreb Airport was put into operation. The single airport terminal is very modern and has a capacity of 5 million passengers a year. The airport building consists of two floors, Arrivals on the ground floor and Departures on the first floor.
The Departures hall and Arrivals hall are connected to each other, but only from the outside. The check-in counters are located in the Departures hall, as are various eating and drinking options. After the security check you will arrive at the gates. In the Arrivals hall you will find desks of car rental companies, ATMs, a money exchange office and the Zagreb Visitor Center.
A good alternative for flying to or from Zagreb Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Croatia.
|Rijeka Krk Airport||130km|
|Ljubljana Airport (Slovenia)||136km|
|Graz Airport (Austria)||147km|
|Klagenfurt Airport (Austria)||168km|
The distance from Zagreb Airport to the centre of Zagreb is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Zagreb.
From ZAG Airport to Zagreb City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Zagreb Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Zagreb Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Zagreb Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Zagreb Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Zagreb Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Zagreb is about HRK 200.-. Book your taxi at Zagreb Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From ZAG Airport to Zagreb City centre by Taxi
At Zagreb Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), National (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Zagreb Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Zagreb Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Croatia Airlines
- Air France
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Zagreb
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Zagreb Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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